SUSE-RU-2020:0124-1: moderate: Recommended update for md_monitor

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for md_monitor

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:0124-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1123046 #1125281 #1136542 #1139268 #1149316 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

   An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for md_monitor fixes the following issues:

   - md_monitor: Check for device and alias name in 'lookup_md_new()'
     function. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: send 'SIGHUP' to thread before cancellation. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: Do not set 'REMOVED' state if 'ioctl' fails. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: Close race in setting dev-thread. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: Add 'pthread' synchronisation points. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: Fix md structure initialisation. (bsc#1125281)
   - md_monitor: Fix possible corruption of 'pending_list'. (bsc#1149316)
   - md_monitor: Fix locking of 'md_dev_status_lock' in
     'mdadm_exec_thread()'. (bsc#1149316)
   - md_monitor: Use correct blocksize in 'io_prep_pread()'. (bsc#1139268)
   - md_monitor: Add newly (re-)discovered devices to the device list.
   - md_monitor: Skip non-RAID10 arrays. (bsc#1123046)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-124=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-124=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x):



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